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have given a Medicine Experience and Attitude (MEA) score of
74.9 in the range of -100 to +100 for Candesartan [MK]
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DrugsDisclosed has gathered medical insights from 1789 real-world patients taking Candesartan [MK]. These patients are from different countries, lifestyles and healthcare systems, their unifying characteristic is the medicine they take.
1787 patients who were using Candesartan [MK] were asked how effective they found their medicine. 79% were very positive about Candesartan [MK] answering that they were very / extremely effective, however 16% felt Candesartan [MK] was only somewhat effective. Unfortunately 6% of the patients asked felt Candesartan [MK] had only a slight or very little effect for them.
We asked 1789 patients taking Candesartan [MK] how bothered they were by side effects from taking Candesartan [MK]? Of those asked 90% reported that they were not at all or only slightly bothered by any side effects, while 8% of those asked reported feeling somewhat bothered. Meaning that sadly 2% of patients using Candesartan [MK] felt very or extremely bothered by the side effects of taking Candesartan [MK].
We asked 1789 patients taking Candesartan [MK] how often they took their medicine as prescribed by their doctor? 98% said they never, or only sometimes forget, while 1% often forgot to take their Candesartan [MK] as prescribed. This leaves 1% who sadly forgot to take their Candesartan [MK] all the time. Taking medication at the right time is very important for your treatment. Try our free app DrugStars to help you manage your medication.
We asked 1789 patients taking Candesartan [MK] how difficult they found it to take their medicine as prescribed? There can be many factors why they found it difficult to take as prescribed. 98% of those asked positively reported that they found it not at all or only somewhat difficult to take their Candesartan [MK] as prescribed, whereas 1% reported that they found taking the same medication very difficult. Sadly, there were still 0% who reported finding it extremely difficult for them to take their medicine as prescribed.
A patient survey asked 1789 patients just how confident they felt about taking Candesartan [MK]? 83% replied postivly that they felt either very or extremely confident when it came to taking Candesartan [MK]. 14% of the patients replied they were only slightly confident, while 3% of them responded feeling only slightly confident when it came to taking Candesartan [MK].
1777 patients were asked how necessary they found taking Candesartan [MK]. 89% said they found Candesartan [MK] to be very or extremely necessary, while 9% said they found it to be only somewhat necessary. Sadly, the final 3% of patients asked found it only slightly or even not at all necessary for them. If you feel your medication is unnecessary, please talk to your doctor about it.
1377 patients were recently asked how often they forgot to take their medication? 91% of those asked never or rarely forgot their medication, while 7% of those taking Candesartan [MK] reported that they sometimes forgot. This left 2% of patients sadly reporting that they often or almost all the time forgot to take their medication. If you also forget your medication try using DrugStars to help you remember.
When we asked 1774 patients to what extent they felt that the benefits of their medicine outweighed its disadvantages a group of 85% of them replied that they felt to a large or even extreme extent that the advantages of taking Candesartan [MK] outweighed any disadvantages. 10% of the patients however felt this to a moderate extent leaving 5% who felt this was true to only a small extent or even felt not at all.
We asked 1774 patients taking Candesartan [MK] in a recent survey if they were satisfied with the information and guidance they received with their medication. 76% of those asked were very satisfied or satisfied with the information. While, 17% of the patients taking Candesartan [MK] when asked were neither satisfied nor dissatisfied, leaving 7% of patients feeling either dissatisfied or very dissatisfied when it came to the information and guidance they received with their medication.
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